Sally Miller is a lecturer in Historical and Critical Studies.
She has a background in photography and literature, with special interests across psychoanalysis and the relationship between trauma and memory in literature, visual culture and film.
Dr Sally Miller is lecturer in Historical and Critical Studies. She studied Photography at the University of Westminster and the Royal College of Art, and has a PhD in English and Comparative Literature from Goldsmiths.
Dr Miller’s research interests include trauma and memory, psychoanalysis (with a particular interest in Lacanian theory), gender studies, and horror and myth. Her doctoral thesis investigated the relationship between fantasy, desire and trauma in contemporary film, literature and popular culture.
She has supervised undergraduate dissertations on a range of subjects including Gregory Crewdson and the Uncanny, Materiality and the Archive: the Found Vernacular Image in Contemporary Photographic Practice, and John Kippin’s Nostalgia for the Future as a Guide to Contemporary Philosophical Aesthetics.
She has lectured at Goldsmiths, University of London and University of Brighton on a range of courses including ‘Psychology of Communications’, ‘Studies in Literature and Film’, ‘Psychoanalysis and the Image’ and ‘Issues in Contemporary Photography’.
Miller, Sally (2014) Picturing atrocity: Photography in crisis Visual Studies, 29 (1). pp. 106-107. ISSN 1472-586X